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Free Software Install Fests on October 2
The Hindu
The Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) will conduct 'Free Software Install Fests' on October 2 as part of Software Freedom Day celebrations. The latest version of IT@School GNU/Linux will be installed free of cost in computers at ...

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The Register

Red Hat pledges patent protection for 99 per cent of FOSS-ware
The Register
The revised promise "applies to all software meeting the free software or open source definitions of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) or the Open Source Initiative (OSI)". That verbiage translates into any software licensed on terms the OSI approves ...
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Hackers infiltrate free PC cleaning software
fox6now.com
The latest security breach targeted British software firm Piriform, known for its free software CCleaner. Hackers compromised CCleaner in a sophisticated attack that affected over 2 million computers, security researchers and Piriform confirmed Monday.
Popular free PC software CCleaner 'compromised' by malwareNewstalk 106-108 fm
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Hackers compromised free CCleaner software, Avast's Piriform saysAsiaOne
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Fortune

Scandal-Plagued Zenefits Will No Longer Give Away HR Software for Free
Fortune
Zenefits was founded in 2013 and originally provided free software for businesses to automate their human resources services, such as hiring and payroll, and made money acting as a broker, selling companies health insurance plans. In early 2016 ...

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TechRepublic

Will Microsoft love Linux to death? Shuttleworth and Stallman on whether Windows 10 is free software's friend
TechRepublic
Richard Stallman is a free-software activist and creator of the GNU OS that forms part of the basis of modern GNU/Linux distros. He believes that Microsoft's decision to build a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) amounts to an attempt to extinguish ...

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Kerala IT News

KITE to organise free software installation fest- The New Indian ...
The New Indian Express
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE), formerly known as IT@School project, will conduct 'Free Software Install ...
KITE to conduct Free Software Install Fests across Kerala on Oct 02Kerala IT News

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The Detroit News

Apple offers free software update
The Detroit News
Sunnyvale, Calif. — Holding off on upgrading your trusty old iPhone? You won't need a spiffy iPhone 8 in order to get new maps, photos and other features with a free software update Apple began rolling out Tuesday. The iOS 11 update brings a variety ...
How to Update Your iPhone to iOS 11WIRED
iOS 11: How to download and install Apple's new iPhone software – and everything else you should do firstThe Independent
A Guide to Downloading Apple iOS 11Fortune
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TechRadar

The best free software for graphic designers 2017
TechRadar
If you want to learn the fundamentals of graphic design, there's no need to splash out on costly premium software – there are some superb programs programs available to download completely free, many of which are comparable to their premium ...

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Popular Science

Restore old print photos with free software
Popular Science
When you want to revisit an old digital photo, you can simply scroll through your past social media posts or open your favorite storage app. But what about those physical prints from your film camera days—are they still filling up old albums and boxes ...

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